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Conferences and Observations Calendars Open
February 10th, 2017

Conferences and Observations Calendars Open

Call, email, or stop by to see EILEEN to schedule observations and conferences at GTMS East or call, email, or stop by to see SHAWNA at GTMS West!

Quick Link to Conference sign up: East and West

 

Please have a couple of dates/times in mind for observations – this will streamline the scheduling process. If you cannot make your appointment, let us know so we can open that slot up to another family. If there is a situation of no call/no show, other parents will be given priority signup.

 

How long are conferences?

Conferences are 25 minutes and schedule every half hour.

What times can I sign up for?

Primary conferences start at 8am and are scheduled on the half hour until 3pm, depending on the teacher’s break schedule.

Toddler conferences typically start at 8am and are scheduled on the half hour until 11:30am; Toddler ADM conferences are schedules on the half hour from 3-6m.

Is there a cut-off to schedule my conference?

In order for the classroom teacher to properly prepare for your conference, you must sign up by FRIDAY, MARCH 10.

Observations

The observation calendar is open to make appointments!

What are observations?

An observation is an opportunity to watch your child in action in the classroom.

How long does it last?

Depending on the classroom, 15-20 minutes at the most.

Can I go in the classroom to observe?

Parents of Toddler students: Outside the classroom observation only.

Parents of First and Second Year Primary students: Outside the classroom observation only.

Parents of Third and K Year students may observe outside the classroom for 10 minutes, then inside for 10 minutes.

When can I observe?

Monday, Feb. 27 through Thursday, April Mar.23, depending on your child’s Movement and Playdeck schedule.

Days NOT Available: Conference days, Wednesdays (Primary ADM calendar is open on Wednesdays) 

What times can I sign up for?

Toddler parents: 9:15-9:30am OR 9:40-9:55am

Primary parents: 9:30-9:50 OR 10-10:20 OR 10:30-10:50

Can my partner and I observe together?

Of course! We encourage you to observe together as slots for observation fill fast and there is not much wiggle room. We ask that other family members or friends visit in May for Grandparent and Special Friends Day.